SD 22-16-33. Justifiable homicide–Apprehending felon–Suppressing riot–Preserving peace.

State: South Dakota

 

South Dakota Codified Laws (S.D.C.L.)

CHAPTER 22-16.  HOMICIDE AND SUICIDE

22-16-33.   Justifiable homicide–Apprehending felon–Suppressing riot–Preserving peace. 

Homicide is justifiable if necessarily committed in attempting by lawful ways and means to apprehend any person for any felony committed, or in lawfully suppressing any riot, or in lawfully keeping and preserving the peace.